Moodle, Oracle, blobs and MS-Word – problem and solution?

This documents a problem, and hopefully an initial solution, around the combination of technologies that is Moodle, an Oracle database, and content that is copy and pasted from Word. Origins of the problem The problem first arose at my current institution and its installation of Moodle, which is using Oracle (11g I believe) as the

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From theory to intervention: Mapping theoretically derived behavioural determinants to behaviour change techniques

The following draws on principles/theory from psychology to guide thinking about how to incorporate “data” from “academic analytics” into an LMS in a way that encourages and enables academic staff to improve their learning and teaching. It’s based on some of the ideas that underpin similar approaches that have been used for students such as

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Limits in developing innovative pedagogy with Moodle: The story of BIM

The following is a presentation abstract that I’ve submitted to MoodleMoot AU’2010. It’s based on some ideas and thoughts expressed here previously. In particular, the main focus on the paper will be showing that the reason most university e-learning/teaching is not that great, is not really the fault of the academics. Instead it will argue

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